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Volume 28 Issue 18

Jazz seminar CD available at Book Center >

May 9th, 1996

"Live – Jazz at Pitt," a double CD recording of Pitt's silver anniversary jazz seminar concert on Nov. 5, 1995, is available for $22.95 in The Book Center. The live recording features such artists as Nathan Davis, director of Pitt's jazz studies program, Grover Washington Jr., James Moody, Patrice Rushen, Abraham Laboriel, Jon Faddis, Randy […]

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Katz, GSPIA dean finalists chosen >

May 9th, 1996

Search committees for new deans of the Katz Graduate School of Business and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) have submitted names of finalists to Provost James Maher. The four business dean finalists are: James B. Dworkin, associate dean of Purdue University's Krannert Graduate School of Management; Robert Forsythe, associate dean for […]

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Charles R. Eigenbrode >

May 9th, 1996

Charles R. Eigenbrode, 66, co-founder of Pitt's Dental Fears Clinic, died March 3, 1996, of familial amyloidosis. Eigenbrode was diagnosed with the disease in 1991 and had spent the past year as a resident of a nursing home in Cranberry Township, where he died. A psychologist, Eigenbrode joined the dental school's Department of Behavior Sciences […]

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Book places Johnstown campus growth in historical context >

May 9th, 1996

It was a tough job convincing Robert Hunter, former professor of history at Pitt's Johnstown campus (UPJ), to write "The Evolution of a College: A Chronicle of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, 1927 – 1993." Former UPJ President Frank Blackington says it took some real arm-twisting to convince Hunter, who died of cancer in […]

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John C. Flanagan >

May 9th, 1996

John C. Flanagan, 90, a former Pitt faculty member and developer of the aptitude tests used to select American recruits for pilot training during World War II, died April 15, 1996, at his home in Menlo Park, Calif. Flanagan joined the Army Air Corps in 1941 and devised tests to help identify men who had […]

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Pitt ranked 10th in amount of NIH funding >

May 9th, 1996

Pitt was one of the nation's leading recipients of support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1995, according to a report compiled by the NIH's Division of Research Grants. NIH awarded Pitt $140.1 million last year, placing the University 10th nationally among all institutions receiving NIH money. Among public universities, Pitt ranked fifth […]

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Chancellor search is slowed by scheduling difficulties >

May 9th, 1996

Because of difficulties in scheduling interviews with candidates, the chancellor search committee is running about two weeks behind schedule, according to committee chairperson James C. Roddey. Originally, the committee had planned to complete interviews and background checks on candidates by early May, trim the list to four semi-finalists, and bring those people to the Pittsburgh […]

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Branch of international childhood education group meets here >

May 9th, 1996

The U.S. branch of the only worldwide, non-governmental organization dedicated to improving early childhood education held its annual meeting at Pitt, May 3-5. Though most of the weekend's events were limited to U.S. national committee members of the World Organization for Early Childhood Education, Pitt is expected to benefit from hosting the meeting. The University […]

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